Research Collaborate Lab Bench

Medical Scientist Training Program

Damon Schmalzreidt

Damon Schmalzreidt

M2 Student


  • Medical Scientist Training Program

Contact Information


BS, Biology, Viterbo University, 2020

Research Interests

Immunology and Virology

Research Experience

University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain, Summer 2019
Advisor: José L Nieva, PhD
Project: Investigating the effect of functional mutations on the HIV-1 broadly-neutralizing antibody 10E8

The Scripps Research Institute, Summer 2018
Advisor: Michael B Zwick, PhD
Project: Binding and HIV-1 neutralization of combinatorially-optimized 10E8 antibody

Viterbo University, Summer 2017
Advisor: Christopher G Mayne, PhD
Project: Intestinal IL-23 expression in a mouse model of inflammatory bowel disease

General Interests

Playing and/or watching sports, especially wrestling (not WWE), basketball, and golf. I also enjoy running, hiking, and weightlifting, and I usually listen to hip-hop/rap music while I do so.